Algae threatens Dungeness season

...ecosystems.A closure along the entire West Coast would be a blow to the industry...massive toxic algae bloom off the West Coast this year is more likely a short-term...that warming seas will likely send West Coast fish species northward by about 20...
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...become the first commercial shipping lane along Alaska's west coast."We want to really try to keep these large commercial...cargo vessels operating between Asia and the U.S. West Coast.The proposed Bering Sea route covers 730 miles, taking...
Empire Editorial: Daylight saving time is a necessary inconvenience

...happens when Alaskans try to mess with time zones. Unless the rest of the United States - we'd even settle for just the West Coast - abandons daylight saving time alongside Alaska, the 49th state will simply trade one inconvenience for another.We...
My Turn: Best way to advance AKLNG is together

...did I reflect on its importance to our national energy security; Alaska still provides a vital source of oil to the West Coast where alternatives are limited by the lack of infrastructure from the mid-continent. I was reminded that what is so...
My Turn: Alaska can save Calif. from drought

...profitable method of moving Alaska water to California. Water is the one resource we have that no other area on the west coast has an abundance of. The oil cartel won't undercut us and maybe we can stop going in circles.With Sen. Lisa Murkowski...
My Turn: Fukushima radiation in Pacific reaches West Coast

...after the March 2011 start of the three meltdowns. Cesium-contaminated Albacore and Bluefin tuna were caught off the West Coast a mere four months later; 300 tons of cesium-laced effluent has been pouring into the Pacific every day for the 4...
Noreen on the higher education ice sheets

...mine last year, but I played defense for the sixth year in a role. There is not really much women's hockey on the West Coast so this got me exposure and allowed schools to see me."CollegeDuring the Jr. Blades season coach Digit Murphy, a...
Oil prices continue to widen state's fiscal problem

...Hoffbeck wrote in April.In reality, average prices have been more than $16 lower.According to state figures, the West Coast price of Alaska North Slope oil has averaged $51.08 per barrel since July 1.The state had expected $2.2 billion...
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...these days carries an average of 496,571 barrels of Alaska North Slope crude oil per day. Tankers carry the oil to West Coast refineries.Advancing glaciers flowing into the ocean gouge a deep trench and push forward a wall of rock and debris...
Oregon shooter rants in manifesto about no girlfriend

...someone that knows someone."Meanwhile, Obama said he will visit Roseburg on Friday as he opens a four-day trip to the West Coast. No additional details about his visit were immediately available.Obama has renewed his call for stricter gun laws...
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